I want you to imagine that one morning you wake up and as you stretch in bed, your fingers graze your oak headboard and suddenly, before your eyes, you see the tiniest acorn fall to the ground, sink into the earth, shoot up into a great oak, get cut down by industrial machinery, chopped into pieces, manufactured into a headboard, packaged, shipped, displayed, and purchased by you. This all happens in the span of a few seconds.I want you to imagine that one morning you wake up and as you stretch in bed, your fingers graze your oak headboard and suddenly, before your eyes, you see the tiniest acorn fall to the ground, sink into the earth, shoot up into a great oak, get cut down by industrial machinery, chopped into pieces, manufactured into a headboard, packaged, shipped, displayed, and purchased by you. This all happens in the span of a few seconds. (read more + resources)

I really dislike making YouTube videos about YouTube, particularly when the title, albeit completely accurate, carries a “clickbaity” connotation.

You may have heard of the “bug” in YouTube causing people to be unsubscribed from channels without their knowledge and creators loosing subscribers at alarming rates.
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One of the most iconic and time-honored human-animal relationships is that of horse and rider. From the noble steeds of battle to a little girl’s first pony, the bond people share with their horses seems to border on the profound, and the idea of giving up riding is incomprehensible.

So what would lead a lifelong trainer, trader, and rider, who lived and breathed horses for years, to not only give it all up, but even question concept of domestication itself? To look back and realize that what she’d so long considered her love of horses, was in reality her love of power. [tweet this] (read more + resources)

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It’s one thing to watch footage from a slaughterhouse. It’s another to watch as it’s happening in the moment. No script. No editing. Raw and real.

Look into the eyes of hundreds and hundreds of pigs on the way to a brutal death in the CO2 chambers. Walk along a beautiful footpath where families walk their dogs, to the side of the plant where the rotating gas chambers are located. Hear their screams through the wall of the building.
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I arrived in England, and this was my morning in the beautiful rolling countryside. In the middle of a quite, lovely field, down a wooded lane.

It IS like this here.

It IS like this everywhere.

Open your eyes.

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